The Lists

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Jeremy Martin is the force behind Loaded Athletics
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Growing up in Kelowna, Jeremy Martin played sports around the clock, moving seamlessly from football to basketball to rugby. But Martin, who began lifting weights in his physician father’s basement gym when he was 12, started to realize...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Ryley Humphry juggles snacks and education fundraising
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: The early stages of Ryley Humphry’s life seemed to go exactly according to plan. Get into UBC; take some time off to model in places like Tokyo and Paris; graduate with a degree in sociology and the most...

Apr 24, 2020
34F Profile: Designing Success
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + 34F Design Erica Wickes is a person who makes things happen. Whether it is climbing the ladder from college graduate to CEO or building the skills to be as diverse in business as possible, her approach is the same: have vision, step out of your comfort zone and do it...

Nov 26, 2019
Nominate for the 2020 BCBusiness 30 Under 30

Entry deadline: January 15, 2020 The BCBusiness 30 Under 30 competition celebrates the province’s next generation of leaders: young entrepreneurs and innovators who are accomplished beyond their years. With your help, the sixth annual 30 Under 30 promises to continue a tradition of recognizing exceptional new business talents.

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Pacific Region Winners
By BCBusiness

The latest edition of our annual partnership with Ernst & Young honours 42 women and men, representing 30 companies, who exemplify business excellence. Including the overall Pacific Region champ, there are winners in eight categories, from technology and environmental products and services...

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Business to Business
Dee Hon

Dubai’s 40-degree desert heat sends thrill-seekers flocking to the Boomerango, a towering raft slide at the Aquaventure Waterpark that shoots riders screaming down a half-pipe and launches them almost vertically up the other side. The ride’s creator, Richmond-based WhiteWater West Industries, has been stretching human imagination to build attractions like...

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Technology
Jessica Natale Woollard

Galvanizing steel or iron involves applying a coat of zinc to protect the metal against rust. In modern usage, the verb also refers to shocking or exciting someone into taking action. The word was a fitting choice for the new name of audit analytics software company ACL Services, which rebranded...

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Natural Resources + Energy
Dee Hon

B.C.’s forestry industry is fighting for survival. Keystone sawmills are closing in communities like Fort St. James, Quesnel and Vavenby this year, while dozens more across the province are reducing shifts. But in Port Alberni, Langley-based San Group is racing to expand operations so it can keep growing its exports...

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Consumer Products + Services
Jessica Natale Woollard

Jack Nicholson’s first job in the co-operative business was frying doughnuts at the Drumheller Co-op in 1990. He became a certified baker and took advantage of educational opportunities provided to him by the co-op system. Today, Nicholson is CEO of Otter Farm and Home Co-operative, the seventh largest co-op in...

Oct 3, 2019
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019: Food + Beverage
Nathan Caddell

For a company that was founded on shots of Jägermeister, the Warehouse Group is doing pretty well. In 2003, Dan Wilson walked into the Moose, a downtown Vancouver watering hole, and was introduced to the owner, Kyle Tweter, through a mutual friend. As the story goes, the two started chatting.

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